Great news! Junior Hero Blues is now available for purchase here and here! It’s is a tongue-in-cheek YA superhero story with a gay protagonist and lots of silliness that covers some dark topics as well.
Over on Queer Sci-Fi there’s an excerpt and a giveaway of a $50 gift card for NineStar Press! You could get so many queer books for that! 🤩
Anyway, here is the excerpt and cover for Junior Hero Blues. Please consider checking it out!
Junior Hero Blues
Genre: YA, Superhero, Gay
Last year, Javier Medina was your average socially awkward gay high schooler with a chip on his shoulder. This year, he’s . . . well, pretty much the same, but with bonus superpowers, a costume with an ab window to show off his new goods, and a secret identity as the high-flying, wise-cracking superhero Blue Spark.
But being a Junior Hero means that Javier gets all the responsibility and none of the cool gadgets. It’s hard enough working for the Legion of Liberty and fighting against the evil Organization, all while trying to keep on top of school work and suspicious parents. Add in a hunky boyfriend who’s way out of Javier’s league, and an even hunkier villain who keeps appearing every time said boyfriend mysteriously disappears, and Blue Spark is in for one big dollop of teenage angst. All while engaging in some epic superhero action and, oh yeah, an all-out battle to protect Liberty City from the forces of evil.
Welcome to the 100% true and totally unbiased account of life as a teenage superhero.
Thanks for reading!